Average Bench: 59.4% (789th of 1058)

Based on 2,347 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA960G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB averaged 40.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 226MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB is 40.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 160MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,347 samples)
Min Avg Max
190 Read 361 478
47.1 Write 310 431
5 Mixed 226 385
46.8 SusWrite 160 359
59% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 19.5 25.6
23.9 4K Write 75 110
0.2 4K Mixed 16.7 23.2
90.6% 37.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
88.8 DQ Read 168 215
55.6 DQ Write 226 323
0.2 DQ Mixed 21.4 35.7
65.1% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 196 179 192 167 154 MB/s
Read 408
Write 396
Mixed 354
SusWrite 178
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 35.2
77% 157 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: Z33110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 130 100 96 93 98 MB/s
Read 366
Write 314
Mixed 288
SusWrite 107
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 12.2
77% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 18.9
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 15
25% 46.2 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 2.3 48 2.3 49 25 MB/s
Read 251
Write 266
Mixed 289
SusWrite 28.7
47% 209 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 22.5
85% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 16.3
56% 123 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 74 2.4 50 1.6 49 MB/s
Read 426
Write 350
Mixed 7
SusWrite 33.8
45% 204 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
11% 2.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,496,469 SSDs tested.

 Prices

EbayUS SDSSDA-960G-G26 $953 mins
AmazonUS SDSSDA-960G-G26 $16023 days
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Typical SSD Plus 960GB Builds (Compare 4,567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $885

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